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Aug 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engineers found that development along the waterfront was causing pollution. so their search led them to the nearby schuylkill river. philadelphia developed technologies to pump water from the river into the city. these technologies established engineering concepts that are still the basis for our water systems today. europeans flocked here. it was a destination point to see the new world technology. when charles dickens visited us in 1840, he was truly blown away by high water pressure on the fourth floor of the hotel he was staying in. nowhere in europe had he experienced that.
Aug 13, 2013 6:30am EDT
's pushing out of our area heading into delaware. so, really concerned with elkton and with the 4 minute time span. you should be where you need to be at this time. the heavy rain and dangerous rain and lightning coming down in neighborhoods such as meadowview park and we are looking at elk and pond's edge and we are looking at stoney chase court this morning. and again all this is pushing off towards the north and east at this time again 20 miles an hour. let me clear this for you and again you can see the neighborhoods and let me see if i could get in closer. i am pretty sure i can before i toss it over to you. i want to keep everybody safe and try to get everybody's neighborhood this morning because we are talking about a tornado warning and again, when we are looking at the pinks maybe even be dealing with hail and child is under it and heavy rain we are talking about rainionch an hour. dealing with flash flood warnings across the area. tornado warnings across the area as well. you can see around mechanic valley around turn quit if you are in that area eastwood estates and also wedgewood
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am EDT
up at fort delaware. when i went there to reenact that for the delaware historical society, it was pointed out that archer was actually a prisoner at fort delaware and tried to lead a rebellion and i noticed on your page, 150, you don't mention that. you mention mentioned that he went to ohio, so you might want to look at a revision. and if you take that version. >> he went to fort delaware along with most of the confederate prisoners, but since he was an officer and a general officer, he was then segregated out to sandusky, ohio, where he came down with the disease that even after he was exchanged in 1864, and ended up killing him, so we are both right. unless you would like me to deliver a book twice the size of the one that you have. [laughter] >> there are some details i can't quite put in there. but it does give you something of an idea of the intensity of which the battle of gettysburg had been studied. it is an attribute to the importance of gettysburg and what it assumes an american memory that unlike almost all of their civil war battles, we can get together and st
Aug 22, 2013 2:30am PDT
. we have good news for beau biden. he may be on his way home. the white house said the delaware attorney general underwent a successful procedure, but they didn't provide anymore details. a statement released by the biden family said he is in great shape and he will follow up with his local physicians in the coming weeks. numerous reports stated that the 44-year-old has a mass in his brain. authorities in delaware did confirm that emergency responders were called to the vice president's house where beau biden has been living. a county dispatch center log indicates that on august 1st, someone at the vice president's home was reported to be possibly having a stroke and was apparently not alert. of course beau is a friend at "morning joe" and we wish him a speedy recoveriry. >>> now business. we get weekly jobless claims today. stocks down across all three major indices yesterday. the dow down for a sixth straight day. that's since hitting a record high on august 2. the dow has dropped nearly 700 points and is now below that 15,000 level. let's go to steve sedgwick in london. good
Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm EDT
them from the surveillance video. >>> a couple of scattered shower activity in delaware and toward areas in the eastern shore of virginia. limited activity. one robust storm for the delaware beaches if your travels take you there. friends at the beach are dealing with the storm. otherwise, things are clear. no severe weather alerts. there have been flood concerns toward southern west virginia and that shame boundary headed in our direction with perhaps some significant rain into the early part of the day tomorrow. so we'll be watching that carefully into the day tomorrow. just have your storm shield weather app downloaded and it will automatically alert you based on your physical location. take a look at the wuferght -- weather, partly to mostly cloudy. hazy, hot and humid. that's what we got going on in baltimore. bright sky here, hot and hazy. current air temp right on the edge of 90 degrees in because the. dew point of 60, sunset coming up at 8:05. it's summer like and will remain so. chances for showers and storms go up through the day tomorrow and eventually clearing. we are t
Aug 20, 2013 6:30am EDT
. >>> delaware attorney general bow biden is underwayen e vail going and vailuation. he traveled to his son to texas for the evaluation monday. he's not released any information about his ongoing condition. >>> ravens fans are pretty much a loyal group. a new study puts ravens fans number 8 among the 32 nfl teams. the top of the list, how about them cowboys. dallas is number one. they used team box office revenues relative to the team's success on the field, market population and stadium capacity. >>> the 1972 miami dolphins are being invited to the white house. president obama will honor them today. back in 1972 it wasn't a tradition for the president to invite teams to the white house to congratulate them. >> to think that 40 years later that great accomplishment is going to be remembered by the president of the united states, that's pretty impressive. >> the 1972 miami dolphins remain the only nfl team to win every game in the regular season and playoffs. they beat the redskins in the super bowl in 1973. >>> take a look at this. this is incredible. it's time lapse video showing the erupt
Aug 21, 2013 6:30am EDT
a lot of people very happy. a helicopter dumped $10,000 in cash over the town of lewis delaware. the chopper hovered for 5 minutes and money just rained down on a stunned crowd below. the police say that they were there. they were in on the plan. they sent an officer over to make sure that there was no fighting over the cash. >> people were swimming through the canal boats coming in scooping it up with nets, it was pretty crazy. >> and everything went peacefully. officers didn't have to break up any fights. one person walked away with 700 bucks in cash. >>> several days ago on facebook we started a conversation with you about the best crabs maryland. the usual suspects were there, l. p. steamers, nicks cope side. you know them then the subject changed to the best seasonings and we saw the usual names but many of you started telling us about j. o. spice a locally owned company out of halethorpe with a recipe dating back to 1945. we dropped in on don and ginger port to see what it is they're doing that sets them apart. >> that was don's grandchild saying like customer service is
Aug 22, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. we are looking all right. there are be a few more showers over here. queen anne and into delaware on parts of the eastern shore. we come out wider, you see that cluster of thunderstorm action was never quite that severe. now moving out of state into delaware and not a lot of new action, just a couple isolated showers w relooking good for the game. passing cloud cover but generally fair weather clouds, it'll be warm downtown. we are still 91, that real feel temperature, heat and humidity. feels like 89 in belaire and 90 in the state capitol. it's a warm august evening. football forecast around 85. the kickoff stays humid with a west breeze. go ravens. >> all right. new, a woman said she was sexually assaulted earlier this summer in a condo. a group of people were drinking back on june the 7th when the victim fell asleep. that's when she said louis calderon assauld her. the 25-year-old is charged with sex offenses and assault. >>> the united states county wants sexual assault training to be part of regular academic work. beginning the spring semest er it'll be part of every midshi
Aug 22, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. >> the delaware attorney generar left the hospital this morning on air force 2 with his father and family members. >> the younger biden underwent a successful procedure but it is not clear what treat was for. >> reverend jesse jackson isd criticizedje for a tweet he wroe in reference to the oklahoma murder case. he tweeted: praying for family of chris lane. the senseless violence is frowned upon and justice system must prevail. >>> three teens are charged with first-degree murder of lane. the 22-year-old was shot in the back jogging at 3:00 in the afternoon in a nice neighborhood. one of the suspects told policei they shot lane simply because they were bored. >> some people say jackson's tweet was insincere especially s after his strong reaction to the killing of trayvon martin in this oklahoma case the victim is white. one suspect is white who confessed and faces lesser charges. >> the other two are black facing first-degree murderee charges. >>> we'll be right back. >>> welcome.>> a back-to-school surprise for dozens of local children in need. >>> the fairfax county sheriff's office treated 30
Aug 3, 2013 4:00am PDT
and center. joining me now delaware governor and outgoing chairman of that association, jack markell. the governor told me it's a beautiful day in milwaukee. thank you so much for joining me, sir. let's talk, first of all, about the president's renewed push on the economy. your state was at 7.3% unemployment back in june, a tick below national average. beyond the mental, what needs to happen to snap this country made to lower levels of unemployment? >>> well, a few things. and i think we all ought to take a lead from the businesses themselves. focus in on the things they care the most about. it's a handful of things. one, they want to make sure they're in communities with great schools, great workforce and focus on making sure there's a linkage between the skills we're teaching and the skills that are valued in the marketplace. looking for great responsiveness. we in delaware just finished a year-long effort to reduce reimpacted regularing hraeugzs. so a variety of things we have to focus on. governors across the country are doing just that. >> do you hear in your state and other gov
Aug 13, 2013 6:00am EDT
the delaware line by 6:45. if you are planning to leave the house in western cecil county, you may want to hold off on your travel plans. you do not want to go out in this heavy rain. we were driving through the initial storm system. very difficult to see. you want to avoid getting caught in these downpours. we want you to talk to wes on social media. do not put yourself in danger. out and see it. you do not want to put yourself in danger when you should be going to the basement. just go down to the basement. we will keep you up to date. you want to go see the storm but just be safe. >> do not go outside and take pictures. thank you. the tornado warning has expired. the storm has lost its rotation. of ad get the report funnel cloud near aberdeen. we cannot see the spinning on the profile. a severe thunderstorm warning is still in effect for cecil county. you guys still have to be careful. the storm is moving out. moving and the warning has expired. i will be back with the seven- day forecast in just a few minutes. morning.t job this let's get a check of the roadways. thee have been monitoring r
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Aug 4, 2013 9:00am PDT
. >> these three former employees at the planned parenthood abortion clinic in wilmington, delaware, are not convinced that conditions there have the goen better since the state inspected it in april. one of them compared it to the philadelphia abortion clinic run by dr. kermit gosnell now in prison for killing babies who survived organizations. >> the similarity between the case of dr. gosnell and planned parenthood of delaware is that they both operated extremely hazardous abortion clinics, and that their respective states refused to close despite the repeated warnings. >> the former employees, who say they are pro-choice, recount stories of rushed unsanitary abortions, unsterile equipment, poorly trained staff, and patients who were never told that they had tested positive for sexually-transmitted diseases. >> i would urge anyone who had a std test at planned parenthood of delaware to seek an outside physician. if she is positive, i would urge her to seek justice. >> but planned parenthood says the former employees are being pushed by pro-life groups to criticize the clinic, and
Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
on with litigation in delawar delaware, trying to make sure that they don't do something like this. the special committee, in the many conversations i have had with people close to the situation, doesn't feel it's that far away from the situation where they could say, okay, we will give you that change so it will simply with an up or down vote. i don't know what that number is. it's not clear that they know what the number is. remember michael dell said a number of times 1375 is best and final. of course, if i had a dollar for every time i heard that and we saw them go higher in the end, i'd be a little wealthier. we'll see what happens. >> if there is any precedent for carl's suit could he be the fly in the ointment for dell and is it possible it's pushed off and we don't get a resolution tomorrow? it's been delayed already twice. i wouldn't play it at this price, too risky. >> the stocking moving higher on david's reporting. if the talks are on going, tenuous as they may be at this point perhaps they do come to a higher price. >> i go with karen on this. 1320. i think the risk reward is so sc
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Aug 20, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. this is the birth certificate. his father born in cuba, his mom in delaware. cruz issued a statement saying, quote, because my mother was a u.s. citizen born in delaware, i was a u.s. citizen by birth. i may technically have dual citizenship. if that's true, i will denounce canadian citizenship, nothing against canada. but i am an american by birth and as a u.s. senator, i believe i should be only an american. a person born outside of the united states and its outlying possessions of parents one of whom is a citizen of the united states who resided in the united states. when obama was asked about cruz's eligibility, trump said perhaps not. it came up this morning. >> under no circumstances will i vote for a continuing resolution that funds even one penny of obama care. >> reporter: cruz is a 2016 star already, won a conservative straw poll in denver recently, and this citizenship issue is only gaining him more attention. he has been to iowa twice in the last few weeks, will be speaking to an influential group of conservatives this friday in new hampshire. >> thank you. >>> firefighters in several
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Aug 23, 2013 6:50pm PDT
you-- are you even eligible to be president of the united states. >> my mother is born in delaware, she is a u.s. citizen so i'm a u.s. citizen by birth. >> that shouldn't be a problem then. because as we know republicans are nothing if not understanding on that particular issue. as long as your mother was born in the united states, you could be born anywhere on earth and be completely accepted as a viable presidential candidate. okay. so cruz is kind of in. or he really loves spending time in iowa so he's definitely in. anyone else? >> are you laying the groundwork now for 2016. >> i'm open to looking at a presidential race in 2016 but got a little ways, got
Aug 4, 2013 12:15pm EDT
to date. >> thank you. rick presentation. i understand that delaware and maryland are working together to sponsor and participate in the cyberspace is academy. we were one of the first states in delaware to host the cyber challenge can to attract young people to pursue a career in this area. we just graduated 47 students from our fourth annual camp. mentioned theley air guard and i think i see the tag of the wisconsin guard over there. ice to see you again. thank you for being here. let's all recognize the tag, please. [applause] thank you. they've been with us several times this weekend. we appreciate that. i was when to turn the conversation in that direction for a moment because heather from the nga health and homeland security information committee will give us an update. mentioned theley great work done in maryland and the incredible assets there to leverage something i've learned in delaware as well. heather, it's all yours. >> thank you. ,s governor o'malley mentioned in addition to the work of the cybersecurity research center, nga is working through the board of governors to a
Aug 22, 2013 11:30pm PDT
%. >> they say money does not grow on trees, but money could be falling from the sky. the u.s. state of delaware had a massive amount of bills flying out of a helicopter. this turned out to be the dying wish of a man that used to live around the corner. his accountants carried out the wish to reward hard-working neighbors with money literally falling from the sky on a sunny saturday afternoon exactly one year after he passed away. the total amount was $10,000 in different dominations. that is it, thank you for watching. for me, michelle, phil, and michael, it is good night.
Aug 23, 2013 9:00pm PDT
for darling delaware and what's going on there. >> certainly. >> especially their order complaint for hotline that's supposed to be in effect. >> any other new business? any public comment on new business? no? okay. adjournment? >> move adjourn. >> we adjourn in memory. >> captain tom [speaker not understood]. >> yes. we adjourn in memory of captain tom [speaker not understood]. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m. [adjourned] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ in ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping). this is we call ourself 0 october net and that's a play on words. they can play another song and they received a command performance and they received the highest rating and so it is so nice of you to be here for our presentation. thank you and this is eight graders from our middle school and we're going to play phantom of the night. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping) >> thank you so much. (clapping). all right. if you will, please join me standing for our national song. >> where are
Aug 10, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. >> they will be playing against the phillies. little league. delaware. long ball. two home runs. eliminated, 15- 4. ran for more than 1600 yards last season. roundo shabby for a sixth pick. he says he is the same guy trying to do a little bit better. what it is that's what is it like to think about? look around you. there is an entire line waiting for your autograph. >> it is definitely different. definitely different. [laughter] that is the way it is. i'm used to it. i go in and i do my job. i'm grateful for the opportunity. i will go out and have fun. >> 1600 yards for the franchise. how do you temper all of that success and go into a new campaign? >> i do not think about it. a lot of people tend to bring it up, but i am focused on this year. last year don't matter. >> what do you think about this offense? josh was in this chair. >> yeah, there is nothing we can't do. nothing against the opposing team. we will go far and beyond this year. >> keep an eye out for that backup. and the pga championship. in a battle for the lead. all of them are at 8 under. >> >> today was a really great day. what about t
Aug 2, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the effort, delaware democrat jack markell. >> brown: then, the state department issued a global travel alert today, warning of possible terror attacks. margaret warner explains what's behind the concern that al qaeda might strike again. >> woodruff: asia is clamoring for more american coal, but the infrastructure is not there to meet the growing demand. we look at the debate over bringing more trains and ships to the pacific northwest to boost exports while protecting the environment. >> we don't think it's an either/or proposition. we think that you can develop family wage jobs and be good stewards and protect the environment. >> we have our fish, we have our salmon, we have our clean air. we'll lose that. that's losing to me. >> brown: a new survey finds that americans of different races have very different levels of optimism about their economic future. ray suarez digs into the surprising results. >> woodruff: david brooks and ruth marcus analyze the week's news. >> brown: and how do you send a ship miles off course, without touching its steering wheel? fool its g.p.s. system. we examine
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Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm EDT
then towards west virginia. things are much better, showers anywhere down to parts of delaware as well as into maryland. the other big switch is where the happy rain will be in the southwest. utah, flash flooding as well as nevada. now what's going to be happening the monsoon is going to be ticking off more towards arizona. on the southern border of arizona these thunderstorms are popping up. these are the kind that really produce those intense amounts of rain and the flash flooding going on. we also have a new storm down here in the california, gulf of california consume, that one is going to really enhance the rain coming up into this region. we're going to be watching this very carefully across the area. for parts of california though not a lot of rain at all especially in the wildfire areas. john. >> thank you john. it was a day of reflection and remembrance. 50 years ago, dr. martin luther king jr.'s i have a dream speech, veterans who gathered to celebrate the event. >>> and four years after killing 14 soldiers, the fort hood soldier receives the sentence of death. those stories
Aug 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT
shape and is going to be discharged and heading home to delaware." monday, his office said, the younger biden was undergoing tests after feeling weak and disoriented. he narrowly escaped death as a child during a terrible traffic accident that killed his mother and sister. he suffered a stroke three years ago, and just this month emergency vehicles dispatched to his delaware home after a 911 call mentioned stroke again. vice-president biden had a brain aneurism himself at age 35. tonight he's with his son. the president called joe biden to wish his son well but the only word from beau came from his twitter account. it said, quote, "touched by all of your we will wishes. thank you." jim avila, abc news, the white house. >> we want to bring in abc's chief medical editor, dr. richard besser. disorientation and weakness were the symptoms? >> when you hear those symptoms you don't want to ignore them. so many things can cause them. anything from a seizure to a medication problem, a stroke. when you hear someone at a cancer hospital you have to include something in your head, a brain tumor. >
Aug 30, 2013 5:30pm PDT
-old jonathan is a mild-mannered bag boy at the acme grocery store in wilmington, delaware. he rescued stray grocery shops from the parking lot and hands out stickers to the kids. >> thank you! >> you're welcome! >> reporter: tender on the inside. >> i love kids. >> reporter: solid rock on the outside. how did you get that way? >> i don't know. work out. >> reporter: work out a little bit? >> uh-huh. >> reporter: more than a little bit. and it's here at the gym where jonathan unleashes his inner hulk. whoa! that was a good one, yeah! no doubt about it! that's what you do every time you win? >> yes. >> reporter: john is an incredible power lifter! not an incredible special olympics power lifter. just an incredible power lifter period. he competes in regular matches, often placing in the top three. the guy can bench press over 400 pounds. (cheers and applause) >> you take it all in and walk away going "wow? did i really just see what i just saw?" >> reporter: brandon mcgovern is jonathan's trainer. he says he's constantly amazed at jonathan's drive. >> he strives to be as good as he can be. he
Aug 9, 2013 5:00pm EDT
in betterton or centerville. this will all quickly moved east into delaware. on the backside of this, the sun is already breaking out in westminster. more thunderstorms could pop out throughout the afternoon and evening, and any of those could be heavy, possibly severe. more details in a moment. >> right now we are keeping our eye on a couple of developing stories. this is video from sky team 11. we are told that several people have been taken to a hospital after a crash in northwest baltimore. officials are responding to the 4200 block of liberty avenue. the accident happened in the last hour. we will keep an eye on this story for future developments. >> howard county police confirmed they are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman as she jogged in columbia on a footpath near the --ersection of's tone cloud of stone cloud on wednesday. the suspect ran off after she started yelling. last week in woodstock, another female jogger says she was attacked by a man who tried to knit redneck -- use a red cap to strangle her. >> tonight, people are understandably on edge at johns hopkins.
Aug 12, 2013 11:00pm EDT
on tv and over the weekend the fbi hostage rescue team found delaware imagine geo's campsite. they say he murder the teen's mother and brother. >> for my daughter the healing process will be slow. she's been through a tremendous horrific ordeal. >> ordeal. they say -- [ inaudible ] saying the nwypd consideration against performance african- american and latino was widespread. >>> drama scandal. dark history. that's how the current executive described the last year's of john lee's administration and its impacts on a county police department. that's why a few months ago she asked for an independent review. that blue ribbon panel was headed by former baltimore city police commissioner and today the panel released its finding. there was ten recommendations that include better pay for higher ranks. a more transparent and reresponsive internal affairs bureau. but the real game changer was to hire a new chief to stabilize the department and the current hire -- was the right move. >> i had a lot of nate chief davis. but having a chief, having a chief in there that's beginning to be around for
Jul 31, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, in 1790, virginia was the biggest state, and delaware was the smallest. with virginia 13 times the size of delaware by population. giving a voter in delaware, 13 times the influence a virginia voter had in the senate. in 2010, those states were california and wyoming. california now 66 times as big as wyoming by population. so a resident of wyoming, has 66 times the influence that a californian does in the senate. 66 times. if it feels like 80% of the u.s. population, all those city dwellers, if it feels like they're not getting a fair shake right now in the senate. there's ample evidence to support that they are not. the slides of american cities by republicans in the american senate is all too real. joining us now, founder of change agent consortium. thank you for being leer tonight. >> thank you for having me. nobody in the obama administration is offering to bail out detroit? no one is asking for one. should we be thinking about bailing out detroit? should americans care more about what happens in a big city? >> america should care about detroit. america should care about all of the
Aug 22, 2013 2:35am EDT
expected to return home to delaware today after being released from the hospital in houston. there weren't many details right now about what treatment he received. abc's jim avila has the story. >> reporter: beau biden was last seen in public monday night. efting dinner with his vice president father joe near the md anderson cancer center in houston. the vague statement from the vice president and his wife, yesterday our son beau underwent a successful procedure. he is in great shape and is going to be discharged heading home to delaware. monday his office said, the younger biden was undergoing tests after feeling weak and disoriented. biden narrowly escaped death as a chide during a terrible traffic accident that killed his mother and sister. then he suffered a stroke three years ago and just this month emergency vehicles dispatched to his delaware home after a 911 call mentioned stroke again. vice president biden had a brain aneurysm himself at age 35. he is with his son. the president called joe biden to wish his son well. but the only word from beau himself came on his twitter accoun
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am EDT
southern maryland and lower eastern shore. showers continue in eastern delaware. partly cloudy skies locally. partly sunny warm and humid. threat of few scattered showers and thunderstorms a lot of the like yesterday. big chak changes for the weekend. let's do traffic with jeff newman. >> good morning, tucker. looking at the bw parkway backed up all the way to 32. traffic is just crawling, overturned vehicle and quote unquote life threatening injuries, bw parkway southbound before 197. according to park police this back up will remain through the morning rush. head over to 95 if you are traveling southbound. to the beltway, volume delays college park passed georgia avenue and toward mormon temple. you see the volume on the outer loop. also an accident reported on the ramp to southwest freeway blocking left lane on 11th street bridge slow after 295. south of fredrick down to hyatts town. once you get to montgomery avenue it picks up towards bethesda. to 66, that is a look at your fox 5 on time traffic. >> thank you, jeff. first at 7:00, gruesome discovery in northern, virginia police
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Aug 30, 2013 3:00am EDT
're demanding $15 an hour. that's twice the current minimum wage. in delaware workers took their protest inside the burger king where they are work. and in new york, in front of a wendy's outlet. it said the strikers and organizers do not reflect an accurate picture of what it means to work for mcdonald's. those words ring hollow for bartolemae who says he makes $10,000 a year. >> we need respect and dignity. >> reporter: as the protesters marched a small group occupied a subway sandwich establishment. >> we know these companies are making millions of dollars. we know these ceos are bringing home golden pair chutes and vacation homes for their families. what about the families who are making the wealth. >> reporter: growing number disparity and proliferation of low wage jobs are signs of the changing nature of the u.s. economy analysts say. >> what's going on with the fast food workers and with these strikes, it's very symptomatic of what's happening in the economy overall. for rough lie 60% of the workforce. it's the way that our economy has evolved. we are seeing more and more adult workers w
Comedy Central
Jul 31, 2013 7:30pm PDT
defendant. >> sure will, judge johnny. the court calls joseph r. biden,, jr., the delaware destroyer, he's got a lion's heart, a sailor's mouth and some other dude's hair. he loves trains but he just got on an express to justice town where the mayor is judge johnny. looks like vice president biden's about to eat a justice salad. >> okay. thanks very much, jason. let's hear the charges. >> in washington state accused of illegally discharging his shotgun he's using a new legal technique henceforth known as the biden defense. >> john: the biden defense? that's actually a chess move where if you're losing you just eat your opponent's queen. how has a guy who fired a shotgun got anything to do with the vice president? >> he claims he was trying to scare off would-be car prowlers but deputies say he went above the law. >> i did what joe biden told me to do. i went outside and fired my shotgun in the air. >> john: come on. he did not tell you to do that. there is no way that biden literally told you you should go and get a shotgun and fire two blasts outside your house. >> if you want to protec
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Aug 5, 2013 11:00pm PDT
eligible to be president of the united states. >> my mother is born in delaware, she is a u.s. citizen so i'm a u.s. citizen by birth. >> that shouldn't be a problem then. because as we know republicans are nothing if not understanding on that particular issue. as long as your mother was born in the united states, you could be born anywhere on earth and be completely accepted as a viable presidential candidate. okay. so cruz is kind of in. or he really loves spending time in iowa so he's definitely in. anyone else? >> are you laying the groundwork now for 2016. >> i'm open to looking at a presidential race in 2016 but got a little ways, got elections in 2014. >> ah, send your sweater vest. you are more than welcome to run again but you might have to freshen up your campaign a bit. how about this time you only wear sweater sleeves. >> you obviously have a closet full somewhere. that is fiscally responsible. now at this point you are probably thinking the clown car is full. but-- (laughter) >> that's the thing about clown cars. just remember, the legendary list of candidates there 2012. many
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